Jalen Gisselquist, North St. Paul, gleefully plays the villain in “The Nutcracker.” (submitted photo)
Jalen Gisselquist, North St. Paul, will be a featured performer as the Rat King in Ballet Minnesota’s “The Classic Nutcracker.” The 20-year-old Gisselquist has literally made leaps and bounds during his four short years as a ballet dancer.
Maplewood Police Chief Paul Schnell and his wife, Julie, at his July 2013 swearing-in ceremony in Maplewood. Schnell had previously served as Hastings police chief and as a communications officer and sergeant with St. Paul. (file photo)
The Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association has certified Maplewood Police Chief Paul Schnell as a master practitioner, the highest certification level in the association’s new credentialing program.
After a seven-year absence, Melinda Coleman returned to Maplewood in August 2013 to the same job she’d left: community development director and assistant city manager. After former City Manager Chuck Ahl retired April 30, Coleman filled the gap on an interim basis. She’s now been named City Manager by a unanimous vote of the city council. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
After leaving Maplewood city administration during some rocky years in the mid-2000s, Melinda Coleman came back in 2013 for more.
A candy corn witch for the evening, Hailey Nordquist fishes for a prize at the Halloween Hoedown fish pond. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Photos from Maplewood Area Historical Society's Halloween Hoedown 2014 published in the Oct. 29, 2014 edition of the Maplewood Review. Click link below to view more or purchase photos. Photos by Linda Baumeister/Review.
Just try to get past “Gizmo,” this alert 6-year-old Shih Tzu, to get to his North St. Paul family’s fall decorations. Gizmo was enjoying the outdoors on a beautiful fall afternoon Oct. 12 like many of the rest of us.